Optical Properties of Nanostructured Silver Embedded by Electro-Thermo-Diffusion in Opal Photonic Crystal


  • V.L. Veisman Pskov State University (RU)
  • S.G. Romanov University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (DE)
  • V.G. Solovyev Pskov State University (RU)
  • M.V. Yanikov Pskov State University (RU)




Fano resonance, nanostructured silver, opal photonic crystals.


Novel nanocomposite materials Ag / opal have been prepared by electro-thermo-diffusion of silver in opal template. Optical properties of these photonic crystals have been studied by angle-resolved reflectance spectroscopy. Interpretation of the observed optical spectra has been made on the basis of the Bragg diffraction and the Fano resonancebetween diffracted in Ag / opal composite photonic crystal electromagnetic waves and those resonantly scattered by silver dendrites.


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How to Cite

V. Veisman, S. Romanov, V. Solovyev, and M. Yanikov, “Optical Properties of Nanostructured Silver Embedded by Electro-Thermo-Diffusion in Opal Photonic Crystal”, ETR, vol. 1, pp. 230–232, Jun. 2015, doi: 10.17770/etr2015vol1.197.